Adult ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a diagnosis based on symptoms and behaviors, not a communicable virus or infection. There is not a blood test or even one specific diagnostic tool utilized in an ADHD diagnosis, and yet there are currently 50 prescriptions available for ADHD “treatment.” The trouble with this skewed path, especially when children…

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Can Omega 3’s help children with ADHD?

It seems that ADHD has become a problem for many kids in our country. According to the CDC, 6.4 million children have been diagnosed with ADHD in the United States. Could a supplement like omega three help children and teenagers with ADHD? The study was done by Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, and report that…

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The Marketing of ADHD: Who really wins?

Dr. Keith Conners is a renowned psychologist and professor at Duke University. He is also someone whom I respect and admire. He championed A.D.H.D. to be recognized as a legitimate disorder. In an article published on December 14th, 2013 in the New York Times, Dr. Conners cited how disappointed he was with how doctors and…

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Music

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] new study published in the journal PLOS One find that musical training may improve executive brain function as compared to those with no musical training. Executive function is defined as processes in the brain responsible for retaining information, decision making, problem solving and regulating behavior.

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